Alanna Vagianos
Alanna Vagianos
Senior reporter @HuffPost covering gender + politics, focused on repro justice & gender-based violence. (she/her) avagianos@protonmail.com or DM for SignalSource
New York City, New York
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Nearly 800 Former Boy Scouts Come Forward With New Sex Abuse Allegations

Nearly 800 Former Boy Scouts Come Forward With New Sex Abuse Allegations

×U.S. EditionPart of HuffPost News. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.×Nearly 800 former Boy Scouts claimed in a recent lawsuit that the failed to protect them from at the hands of troop leaders and others in positions of power. The suit, filed late Monday, claims the BSA has continually covered up a “pedophilia epidemic within their organization.” At a Tuesday press conference to discuss the lawsuit, attorneys said they have identified nearly 800 men from across the country who have accused at least 350 previously unknown scoutmasters and volunteers of sexual abuse. The accusations...

August 7, 2019
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Leaving The Pandemic Response To States Doomed The Country To Failure

Leaving The Pandemic Response To States Doomed The Country To Failure

×U.S. EditionPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.×AdvertisementAdvertisement“At a time when speedy decisions, cooperation and trust in the government are crucial, the U.S. is failing.”AdvertisementAlthough it’s been clear for months that masks are effective in curbing the spread of the virus, state and local guidelines on face coverings vary widely. State leaders in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, for example, have all encouraged residents to wear masks when outdoors and around other people. Cuomo mandated that all New Yorkers wear masks back in April,...

July 13, 2020
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Trump Spent Years Undermining Global Charities Now Crucial To Fighting Coronavirus

Trump Spent Years Undermining Global Charities Now Crucial To Fighting Coronavirus

×U.S. EditionPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.×Millions of the world’s most vulnerable people are facing the pandemic with worse health care than they had just a few years ago because of the choices of one man: President .Trump’s changes to U.S. foreign aid ― a tiny portion of the American government’s budget but traditionally the largest source of funding for many international charities ― forced some clinics to close and reduced supplies for others. His policies left key medical teams understaffed in countries where the highly contagious coronavirus is...

April 23, 2020
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Right-Wing Media Is Already Hurling Racist, Misogynist Fire At Kamala Harris

Right-Wing Media Is Already Hurling Racist, Misogynist Fire At Kamala Harris

×U.S. EditionPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.×AdvertisementAdvertisement“Kamala Harris is not an African American.”- Right-wing media host Mark LevinAdvertisementAdvertisementAdvertisementSuggest a correctionNewsletter Sign UpHuffPost's top politics stories, straight to your inbox.Successfully Subscribed!Realness delivered to your inbox

August 12, 2020
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The Unapologetic Abortion Storyteller

The Unapologetic Abortion Storyteller

As someone who is so unapologetic about her abortion now, it’s hard to picture you keeping your abortion a secret. Can you talk to me about what those first few years were like after your abortion? What prompted you to start talking about it? I’m assuming you ended up telling your family about your abortion? Through your work with We Testify, you talk a lot about the power of telling your abortion story, both your own experience and also helping others tell their abortion story. What’s so powerful about telling your own abortion story? Why is it so important to carve out that space? “You’ll...

December 21, 2021
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One Of The Cops Involved In Breonna Taylor's Death Just Got A Book Deal

One Of The Cops Involved In Breonna Taylor's Death Just Got A Book Deal

×U.S. EditionPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.×AdvertisementSimon & Schuster, which had been set to distribute the book, initially declined to comment on the record. But after this article was first published and public backlash swiftly followed, the company said it was backing out of the distribution. “Like much of the American public, earlier today Simon & Schuster learned of plans by distribution client Post Hill Press to publish a book by Jonathan Mattingly. We have subsequently decided not be involved in the distribution of this book,” a...

April 15, 2021
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The Historic Number Of GOP Women Elected To Congress Has Left Some Feminists Torn

The Historic Number Of GOP Women Elected To Congress Has Left Some Feminists Torn

×U.S. EditionPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.×AdvertisementAdvertisement“Is it progress for women’s equity and women’s rights in general to elect people who are going to chip away at those rights?”- Christina Reynolds, vice president of communications at EMILY's ListAdvertisementAdvertisementSuggest a correctionNewsletter Sign UpHuffPost's top politics stories, straight to your inbox.Successfully Subscribed!Realness delivered to your inbox

November 17, 2020
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Kamala Harris Has A Vibrant Online Fan Club. But It Also Has A Toxic Side.

Kamala Harris Has A Vibrant Online Fan Club. But It Also Has A Toxic Side.

×U.S. EditionPart of HuffPost Politics. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.AdvertisementThey used her past tweets about being a victim of sexual assault and domestic abuse to harass her. Multiple people also told her she should try to kill herself, citing prior tweets in which she discussed having suicidal thoughts.Advertisement, I want to take a moment to lift you up for all the support you've given me during these difficult times. Your support does not go unnoticed, so thank you.— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris)AdvertisementAdvertisementBut Harris could be one of the most powerful...

September 24, 2020
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Potential Biden VP Candidates Largely Silent On Latest Tara Reade Revelations

Potential Biden VP Candidates Largely Silent On Latest Tara Reade Revelations

Part of HuffPost Politics. ©2022 BuzzFeed, Inc. All rights reserved.However, The New York Times  that its investigation made “no conclusion either way” as to whether Reade’s allegation did or did not happen. The Biden campaign did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment. A significant part of a vice presidential candidate’s job is defending the presidential nominee — including their policy positions, their fitness for office, and their experience. Whoever Biden chooses will be going around the country convincing people that Biden deserves to be in the White...

April 28, 2020
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